Tag: india

Open Letter to the Travel Fraternity and Policymakers

Sanjiv Agarwal, Founder, Fairfest Media – Organisers of TTF, OTM and BLTM and Publisher and Editor, Travel News Digest pens his thoughts The travel industry is reeling from the massive disruption due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While the situation is unfolding (and hopefully, this too shall pass), we will need to tackle the effects for some time. As a […]

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India’s prestigious train Deccan Queen Express to undergo a major revamp

One of the most prestigious trains with rich heritage value of Indian Railways namely the Deccan Queen Express running between Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra is gearing up for a major revamp. Firstly, the 90-year old train is now proposed to be upgraded with the German design Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. LHB coaches have […]

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Magical Kenya eyes 20% tourism growth from India in 2020

Magical Kenya exhibited at OTM Mumbai, India’s largest travel trade exhibition, to position Kenya as the preferred holiday destination and to provide a business networking platform for the Kenyan travel trade to engage with key tourism stakeholders in the Indian market. The exhibition was held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre from February 3 […]

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Malaysia’s Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau leads delegation of 15 to India, launches new incentives and support for the India market

The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) conducted its annual roadshow to India in Mumbai recently at the Four Seasons Hotel as part of the Penang Roadshow to India 2020. Beginning the roadshow in Mumbai, the Penang delegation continued on to New Delhi, Chennai and Kochi with the objective of promoting Penang as the preferred […]

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India continues as the third largest visitor source market for Singapore in 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, Singapore welcomed more than one million Indian travellers in 2019, reinforcing it as one of the most preferred destinations for Indian outbound travel. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced that India retained its third position with 1.42 million visitors, after China and Indonesia, as a Visitor Arrival (VA) source market […]

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India to witness its first-ever public festival of Light & New Media Arts – emrg2020

Artillume, a platform for introducing and encouraging experimental new media arts is coming up with an experiential fun-filled journey called emrg in collaboration with Delhi Tourism, Government of NCT of Delhi. emrg is India’s biggest Light and New Media Arts Festival, which commences on March 20, on a 20-acre beautifully curated garden space at the […]

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NYC & Company leads tourism delegation to India to promote travel to New York City’s five boroughs

NYC & Company led a tourism delegation to New Delhi and Mumbai from February 10-15 to promote the City’s five boroughs – The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The delegation was led by NYC & Company’s Arun Govada, Director, Tourism Development – Asia Pacific. Accompanying him were tourism partners Broadway Inbound, Circle Line […]

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Embassy of Vietnam conducts trade, investment and tourism promotion forum in Kolkata

The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam recently organised Vietnam’s Trade-Investment-Tourism Promotion Forum in Kolkata. H.E. Pham Sanh Chau, Ambassador, Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Nguyen Hoai Nam, Deputy Secretary-General, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers; Nguyen Quoc Duan, Director, Song Nam International Trade Development Company; Vishal Jhajharia, President of Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce […]

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India and Finland sign MoU for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism

India and Finland have enjoyed a strong diplomatic and long economic relationship. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Government of Finland was signed for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. The MoU was signed by Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister […]

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IndiGo and Qatar Airways announce codeshare agreement to strengthen connectivity between India and Qatar

In-line with its international expansion plans, IndiGo signed a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways. With the sale starting from November, the one-way codeshare agreement between the two carriers will enable Qatar Airways to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. This is the second codeshare agreement for IndiGo […]

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